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Tabs no longer show on my tab bar after today's update. How do I restore them back to my tab bar?

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Hi dave2282r, could you see whether they've cracked the code in this thread:

https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1338147

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How can I gt the tabs back? The new layout absolutely sucks. I would like to get my tab bar back under the menu bar. Having to hit Ctrl T for a new tab is a pain in the a**.

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dave2282r said

Tabs no longer show on my tab bar after today's update. How do I restore them back to my tab bar?

Hi, what do you see on your tab bar if you do not see your tabs?

demian_temp88 said

How can I gt the tabs back? The new layout absolutely sucks. I would like to get my tab bar back under the menu bar. Having to hit Ctrl T for a new tab is a pain in the a**.

Tabs still should be below the menu bar and above the main address/navigation bar. Where are your tabs now?


If these problems are related to custom style rules -- in a userChrome.css file -- used to move the tabs below the address and bookmark bars, you might consider trying a new set of rules from r/FirefoxCSS on Reddit:

https://www.reddit.com/r/FirefoxCSS/comments/nq2d0q/tabs_on_bottom_for_firefox_89/

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I do not have a tab bar at all. I have to hold my cursor over the FF tab in the Windoz task bar to see "previews"" of my open tabs, then select the one I wish to view. In FF 88 I had my tab bar underneath the bookmarks bar but now it's gone and I'ld really, really like it back. I'm kicking myself for doing this upgrade because the developers have a real thing about tabs (they always screw with 'em}: it was an issue when they came out with FF 72 but I was able to fix it by editing the userChrome.css file.

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Okay, I followed your Reddit link (tya) and followed the directions exactly. I now have a tab bar but it is above the bookmarks bar and below the address bar. Any idea how I can move it below the bookmarks bar?

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demian_temp88 said

Okay, I followed your Reddit link (tya) and followed the directions exactly. I now have a tab bar but it is above the bookmarks bar and below the address bar. Any idea how I can move it below the bookmarks bar?

That's interesting, I guess whoever developed that set of rules doesn't use the Bookmarks Toolbar.

Could you follow up in that thread? I'm positive that would be faster than me starting from scratch.

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The problem has been resolved. It was a short between the keyboard and the seat. I created a new userChrome with the info you provided and turned off all the proton features and now everything is as it should be.

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used the new css and now have my tabs back but they are above the tool bar not below the bookmarks. How do I adjust it so tabs are below bookmarks?

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Hi dave2282r, could you see whether they've cracked the code in this thread:

https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1338147

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set toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomiztions.stylesheets to true and problem solved. THANKS

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Please please please. Can someone use plain, easy to follow directions to fix this, that does NOT involve code? I'm mean, seriously, this is not rocket science here. One second I had the usual tabs below the toolbar, and the next they are at the top. MEMO to Firefox: WE ALL HATE IT. Change it back or post a normal way to fix it. I should not have to download an add-on either. I use Firefox because it doesn't require all this b.s. C'mon people. I had some hope when I saw Dave answered, but it was incomprehensible.

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ninavannostrand said

One second I had the usual tabs below the toolbar, and the next they are at the top.

History: Tabs on top are the default since Firefox 4. The built-in preference to switch the position was removed in Firefox 29. The Classic Theme Restorer extension that could switch it for you stopped working in Firefox 57.

Status: Since Nov. 2017, people who prefer tabs on bottom have needed to update their userChrome.css code every 8-15 versions. No paradigm shift this week, just the next update.